Historical Events In 1040
Sunday, 21 April 2019
Mar 17 In the year 1040 harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies
May 21 On this day in history king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
Jul 10 On this day in history lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
Aug 15 On this day in history king Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
Aug 15 King Duncan I of Scotland in the year 1040.